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Lorely Ambriz

Head Librarian/Assistant Professor, El Paso Community College

Lorely Ambriz

Lorely Ambriz worked for almost 10 years (2005-2014) as the Alliances Development and Knowledge Management Specialist/Librarian for the Pan American Health Organization/ Regional Office of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) U.S. - Mexico Border Office. In January 2014, she started as a full-time tenured track faculty librarian for El Paso Community College and serves remotely as an adjunct faculty for the Arizona State University College or Nursing and Health Innovation and its PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center to Advance the Policy on Research for Health. Before joining PAHO/WHO in 2005.  Lorely worked for 8 years in various capacities as news assignments editor/producer, health reporter, and newsroom automated system administrator at the Univision local affiliate in El Paso, Texas. From 1995 to 2005 she worked as a Library Technical Assistant at the El Paso Community College Library; from 2005 until 2013 she worked as adjunct faculty part-time librarian. In 2007, she was profiled in the special edition of the Library Journal: Movers & Shakers; due to her outstanding achievements and commitment to the information sciences profession. The Library Journal noted her as one of 50 librarians making a difference. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Mass Commutations and Journalism from New Mexico State University and her master’s degree in Information Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin. She has obtained various certifications accredited by the Medical Library Association (MLA) in evidence based medical librarianship and recently obtained a post master’s Certificate of Advanced Studies on Health Sciences Librarianship from the University of Pittsburgh.

Term end date: 30 June 2021

Contact Lorely

Phone

O: +1-915-449-3040

Address

El Paso Community College

6701 South Desert Road
El Paso, Texas 79932
USA